Publication option template & formatting resources for theses/dissertations

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On March 13, 2019

Completing a thesis or dissertation this semester? Be sure to check out the following resources from the Office of Graduate Studies, including the new Word template for the Publication Option:

• Thesis/Dissertation Specifications. These specifications list the formatting rules and guidelines that your thesis or dissertation must follow.

• Formatting Your Thesis/Dissertation Presentation. These presentation slides provide an overview of the specifications with examples.

• Microsoft Word Templates. These templates have been built to follow the S&T specifications. You may copy and paste your text into them, or write in them directly. There are separate templates for a traditional thesis, a traditional dissertation, and the Publication Option.

• Guide to Using Traditional T/D Word Templates. This guide gives step-by-step instructions on how to solve common formatting issues that students experience with the Word templates.

• LaTeX Templates. If you are using LaTeX for your thesis or dissertation, email Sharon Matson at to be added to the Google User Group. Links to the templates can be found in this group, and questions about the LaTeX templates should be posted to this group.

• Thesis & Dissertation Writing Camp. If you are still at the beginning stages of your thesis or dissertation writing, join us for Writing Camp on March 28 and 29. Registration is free and lunch will be provided. Contact Emily Seals at for more information.

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